What is UmbracoUmbraco is a Content Management System built on Microsoft platforms, kinda like Wordpress for Windows Servers. If you want to find out more about it, check out the Umbraco website at http://umbraco.org.
What is the Universal Media PickerIt is a package installed to Umbraco that allows users to easily embed content from a variety of different providers like Scribd, Facebook, and of course Screenr.
How he did itGetting the users screencasts
Matt uses the RSS feed for the specified user to get a list of their recent screencasts:
Getting the embed code automatically
Once Matt get’s the list of the screencasts for the user, he uses the Screenr oEmbed API to get the embed code fore each screencast. Find out more about Screenr’s oEmbed here.
Using all this information, Matt is able to present users a list of their Screenr screencasts so that they can quickly and easily embed them in their Umbraco sites without copying any embed code. All a user needs to do is select select their Screenr screencast in the Universal Media Picker and it gets automatically posted to their site.
The Umbraco Universal Media Picker
How to install the Umbraco Universal Media Picker1. Download the Universal Media Picker here.
2. Watch Matt’s screencast that shows you how you can install the media picker: